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Student Panel Considers Community Engagement

On Saturday, October 13, five learners from the Philippines, South Africa, Australia, and Canada comprised a panel to reflect on community engagement as it relates to the education of health professionals.  In particular, the panel discussed their community-engaged experiences during their professional training. Panel members included: John Michael Dellariarte, a medical student from Ateneo de Zamboanga School of Medicine, Philippines; Bulelwa Duze, a medical student from Walter Sisulu University, South Africa;  Ian Lee, a medical student from Flinders University – Darwin Campus, Australia; Marianne Naria, a medical student from the University of the Philippines, Philippines; and, Laurel Splawski, a dietitian from Thunder Bay, who recently graduated from the Northern Ontario Dietetic Internship Program (NODIP) at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine.